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Streetlights are making caterpillars grow up faster—and that’s a bad thing
Light pollution has some unusual effects.
Humans have become the biggest selection force in evolution
We’re shaping the distant future of biodiversity, as well as the present.
Climate change may not claim as many species as we thought
A new estimate has some good news, but some regions could still be hard hit.
Humans started transforming Earth a lot earlier than we thought
Hundreds of archaeologists pooled their data to get the big picture.
Could astrobiology research convince us to fight climate change?
Step one: realize we’re not alone.
A third of marine megafauna died in a mass extinction that we didn’t even know about
Ancient climate change was to blame.
Is the Anthropocene really a thing? Minerals we’ve helped create rekindle the debate.
These 208 minerals were all caused by human activities
Feral Cats Are A Huge Threat To The Global Ecosystem
A new study reveals cats' connection to more than 100 animal extinctions
Will Growing Urban Noise Make Bats Worse At Hunting Down Food?
Bats can adapt by switching senses, but that's not good enough
This Is The State Of The World’s Plants, By The Numbers
It's a green, green world